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Details emerge from scene of mobile home fire
Bemidji American Legion has new home--EMDASH--Lazy Jack's
Women’s foundation awards grant to NTC
United Way’s Apple Tree Campaign nears goal
Girl Scouts event scheduled for September
Setting an example: Oshkiimaajitahdah summer camps showcase Native American athletes in Red Lake
BASEBALL: Blue Ox dominant in win over Park Rapids
TENNIS: Multiple Bemidji players win championships in Grand Forks
AUTO RACING: Wreck-filled day at the Speedway
VFW BASEBALL: Bemidji one-hits Dilworth to win consolation crown
Anthony (Tony) James Kloehn
Thomas "Tom" Stanton Solberg
Dale A. Fischer
Bert Eugene Stevens
Marvin Bruce Myhre
John Eggers: Why were you born?
BELTRAMI COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS: June weed of the month: Common tansy
John Eggers: What did your father teach you?
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Lakes cooler than usual as summer approaches
BELTRAMI COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS: Sedums: Minimum maintenance plants
REVIEW: ‘The Shallows’ is a thrilling story of survival
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Bring It On’
Watch for 'Night Watch': BHS Marching Band again scoring well with summer show (w/ video)
Arts Briefs: BSO presents 'Legendary Voices,' First Friday open house at Gallery North and more
Patt Rall: Schlichting debuts her 'First Lady Mysteries' series
Final voting underway to name International Wolf Center pups
Blane Klemek: Two low profile birds: The sora rail and Virginia rail
Chippewa National Forest schedules summer programs
Chippewa National Forest receives national ‘Rise to the Future Award’
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Summer solstice means lots of fish are feeding
Albert Theisen birthday
Karsten Verke birthday
PIONEER EDITORIAL: The world needs more Jerrys
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Story on workshop was small minded
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Legislature's inaction is unacceptable
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Rotary Club, community thanked for inclusive playground
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Palliative care bill reduces suffering, improves quality of life
January 8, 2013
Obama defense pick faces rough going in Senate
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's pick of Chuck Hagel to run the Pentagon faces rough going in the Senate as a handful of Republicans...
January 8, 2013 - 8:30am
January 7, 2013
Obama taps Hagel for Pentagon, Brennan for CIA
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday will nominate Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary and counterterrorism adviser John...
January 7, 2013 - 8:26am
January 3, 2013
US drones kill senior Taliban figure in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD (AP) — An American drone strike in Pakistan has killed a top Taliban commander who sent money and fighters to battle the U.S. in Afghanistan but had a truce with the Pakistani military, officials said Thursday. The death of Maulvi Nazir is likely to be seen in Washington...
January 3, 2013 - 2:35pm
December 14, 2012
Blackduck grad completes training BLACKDUCK – Cory Stultz graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He is a 2010 graduate of Blackduck High School. -- Mahnomen grad finishes training MAHNOMEN – Robin Anderson Jr. graduated from basic...
December 14, 2012 - 10:33pm
December 7, 2012
Pearl Harbor dead remembered on 71st anniversary
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — More than 2,000 people are gathering at Pearl Harbor on Friday to mark the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack...
December 7, 2012 - 8:33am
November 26, 2012
Scotty Allison's Veterans Overwatch: Little-known benefit can help in care of veterans, spouses
Veterans Day has once again come and gone. Thanks to all those individuals, organizations, and businesses that honored our veterans and their families over this special holiday. Did you know that there is a benefit out there that helps pay for caregivers, assisted living, and nursing...
November 26, 2012 - 12:09am
November 21, 2012
Bemidji man is thankful for a lifetime of memories
By Molly Miron, Special to the Pioneer BEMIDJI – Harold Fruetel, 94-year-old retired Bemidji postmaster, will celebrate Thanksgiving today...
News / local
November 21, 2012 - 5:06pm
November 19, 2012
TrekNorth students, Neilson Place seniors send holiday mail to soldiers
Six TrekNorth students spent Monday morning with the seniors at Neilson Place, writing special holiday greetings for military personnel. Shown...
News / local
November 19, 2012 - 11:55pm
November 16, 2012
Farewell party today for Ethan Sundquist
A farewell get-together for Ethan Sundquist will be held from 1-4 p.m. today in the Birch Room at the Palace Casino near Cass Lake. All friends and family are invited to attend. Guests are invited to bring a dish to share as well as a photo and/or memory of Sundquist. Sundquist...
November 16, 2012 - 8:59pm
November 13, 2012
General demoted for lavish travel, spending
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior U.S. official says Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has demoted the former head of U.S. Africa Command who was accused of spending thousands of dollars on lavish travel and other unauthorized expenses. The official says Panetta stripped Gen. William "Kip"...
November 13, 2012 - 12:05pm
Scandal widens in probe of top US general's emails
WASHINGTON (AP) — The sex scandal that led to CIA Director David Petraeus' downfall widened Tuesday with word the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan...
November 13, 2012 - 7:50am
Pioneer Editorial: Cheers and Jeers
Changes abound after 2012 election Congratulations to the winners in last week’s elections. Voters cast ballots to determine the course of governance at the local, state and federal levels. The local and state results are significant. The Bemidji City Council faces the most change...
November 13, 2012 - 12:19am
November 12, 2012
Guard unit back home from Kuwait
ARDEN HILLS, Minn. (AP) — It was a memorable Veteran's Day for members of a Minnesota National Guard unit and their families. Men and women of the 147th Human Resources Company returned to the guard armory in Arden Hills Sunday night after being deployed for nearly a year. The company...
News / region
November 12, 2012 - 8:59am
Friend: Petraeus began affair after taking CIA job
WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired Gen. David Petraeus began an affair with his biographer in 2011, two months after he became CIA director, a friend and former top aide said Monday. The case has brewed an uproar in Congress over FBI investigative tactics and the fact lawmakers weren't told...
November 12, 2012 - 8:33am
November 9, 2012
Iraq marked highlight of Petraeus' Army career
WASHINGTON (AP) — At the close of his time commanding U.S. forces in Iraq, at the height of a legendary military career, Gen. David Petraeus was lauded by his boss, then-Defense Secretary Robert Gates, as "one of our nation's great battle captains." The depth of admiration for Petraeus'...
November 9, 2012 - 4:22pm